05:30 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Bolivia to seek oil along with Venezuela's Pdvsa in northern La Paz

The project dates back to 2007, when Bolivian President Evo Morales and late President Hugo Chávez agreed on the incorporation of joint venture Petroandina

04:17 PM
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PARLIAMENT

Ruling party lawmaker to lead Electoral Nomination Committee

The committee consists of 21 people (AVN)
The committee was inaugurated at the Bolivarian Museum of the National Assembly, downtown Caracas
01:59 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Why do oil prices drop?

Just like Riyadh is interested in having Tehran up against the ropes, the United States purports to do it with Russia
01:23 PM
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BORDER

Major general terms "misunderstanding" entry of officials into Colombia

Defense chief for the Venezuelan Andean Region, Major General Efraín (...)
Major General Efraín Velasco said a Venezuelan army patrol was conducting routine operations at the border bridge of Santander, and crossed it. When it tried to go back, it was stopped by Colombian police
12:52 PM
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BISHOPS' CONFERENCE

Monsignor Diego Padrón advocates dialogue in Venezuela

Monsignor Diego Padrón believes dialogue in Venezuela is required (...)
The President of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference (CEV), Monsignor Diego Padrón noted that the murder of chavista deputy, Robert Serra, and the detention of opposition leader Leopoldo López are matters of polarization in Venezuela
12:40 PM
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LOPEZ CASE

Venezuela terms "unreasonable" UN request to release López

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López remains at Ramo Verde (...)
The Venezuelan mission at the UN forwarded a notice to the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, in reply to his petition
11:51 AM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Rajoy concerned about situation of dissenter Leopoldo López

In a meeting, Leopoldo López's wife talked to Rajoy about the (...)
The Spanish president did not only show interest in López, who has been held in custody since February 18, but expressed his concerns about the general situation in Venezuela, a country he said he highly appreciates and which is home to thousands of Spanish nationals
11:41 AM
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PARLIAMENT

Members of Nominations Committee sworn in by the Parliament

As many as 21 people were sworn in: 11 deputies and ten (...)
Authorities called for transparency and promptness in choosing the senior officials of the National Electoral Council (CNE)
11:14 AM
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OIL

Venezuelan minister of economy: oil price falls to USD 76.73

Venezuelan Minister of Economy and Finance Rodolfo Marco Torres announced that state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) will repay bonds due in 2014 on October 28

10:55 AM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Answer to UN petition for release of Venezuelan dissenter still pending

Daniel Ceballos awaits the court's answer (Handout photo)
The court did not sit on Tuesday to continue the trial the Venezuelan opposition deposed mayor, Daniel Ceballos, has been facing